Understanding and reducing student stress within assessment practice

Wilbraham, Susan and Scott, Joanne (2019) Understanding and reducing student stress within assessment practice. In: Higher Education Academy (HEA) Teaching and Learning Conference 2019, 2-4 July 2019, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This session will ask delegates to reflect on their assessment practice and consider where students might experience stress and anxiety. Although some level of stress might be helpful in challenging students to develop and improve, we will ask which elements of assessment could be adapted or improved to remove unnecessary stressors or reduce the extent of student anxiety. Together we will explore strategies for improving student experience of assessment, and invite you to share your experiences and best practice within learning and teaching.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Workshop)
Departments: Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2019 14:20
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2019 14:21
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5026

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